Category Archives: Breaking

Property Billionairess Bukunola Gadzama Builds Estate For Middle Income Earners

  BuildCon is a Real Estate development company with a vision to house middle income earners with homes of their dreams.  The company since its commencement in 2013 has been turning middle income earners into Luxury home owners providing functional housing for its clients. House payments are spread into two to three years to relieve…

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Maria Sharapova To Appeal Following 2-Year Ban For Failing Drugs Test

  5-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for using a prohibited drug. She was banned after testing positive for meldonium at January’s Australian Open. Read here if you missed. According to BBC, the 29-year-old who had earlier revealed that she had been using the drug…

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No Casualty Recorded As Makoko Floating School Collapses In Lagos

  The celebrated Makoko floating school in the Makoko, Yaba area of Lagos collapsed yesterday, June 7 after a heavy downpour. The three-story high floating school, which was designed by Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ, in collaboration with the Makoko Waterfront Community and completed in March 2013, had received global recognition, including the Design…

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INEC Receives 32 Fresh Applications For Registration As Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Abuja said it has received 32 applications from various associations for registration as political parties. The commission, in its daily bulletin, quoted INEC Chairman Prof. MahmoodYakubu, disclosing this during the second quarterly consultative meeting with the Chairmen and Secretaries of registered political parties. Yakubu, who said…

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Apo District Extra-judicial Killings: ECOWAS Court Fines FG $3.3Million

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court has imposed a fine of $3.3 million on Nigeria for the extra-judicial killing of eight citizens in the Apo District of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. The regional court ordered Nigeria to pay a compensatory damage of $200,000 to each of the families of those killed, and…

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FG Commences Recruitment Of 500,000 Unemployed Graduates For Teaching Jobs Nationwide On June 12

In what is the first roll-out of its N500 billion social investment programmes, the Nigerian government is set to begin taking applications online for positions in the 500,000 direct teacher jobs scheme, through an internet portal named npower.gov.ng. N-Power is a job creation and empowerment initiative of the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government…

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki Commiserates With Keshi’s Family On His Death

Senate president Bukola Saraki has described as a rude shock and highly unfortunate, the sudden death of the late Super Eagles’ coach, Stephen Keshi who passed away this morning a following a cardiac arrest. In a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki commiserated with Keshi’s family while calling…

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‘President Buhari Is Not In London For Medical Treatment, He Went To Rest’ – Femi Adesina

In an interview with Punch, the special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina rubbished claims by some people that the president violated the FG’s rule that said government officials will not seek medical treatment abroad. Adesina said that the President didn’t violate any rule as he didn’t go for medical treatment but…

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